Course: NURS 443/L. Nursing Care of Children and Clinical Lab (2/1.5)

Prerequisites: All 300-level courses in the Accelerated BSN Pathway. Corequisite: NURS 443L. Focuses on professional nurses role in assessing, promoting, maintaining, restoring and evaluating the self-care and dependent-care agency related to children with actual or potential altered health. Includes age-specific health considerations of newborns through adolescents within the interactional context of family and environment. Theories, models and concepts are related to nursing care of the child and the family. Lab: Supervised experience provides opportunities for role-development and application of knowledge and skills. Passing grades must be earned in lecture course and medical-surgical lab concurrently for credit in both courses.